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tunes. how khan academy is igniting a controversial online education revolution, thanks to one man, youtube channel, and tens of millions of students around the world. >>> and the power of 20. a record 20 female senators are sworn in today and they tell diane sawyer how they're planning to make history in an abc exclusive. >>> from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden, and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," january 3rd, 2013. >>> good evening. i'm bill weir. and it is the dream of countless american families. a knock on the door from a big-time college football scout and a spot on a team that fills coliseums on saturday. but tonight comes a revelation from a former star about the pain and pressure that exists inside the nation's football factories and the injectable risks some young men take in order to stay on the field. abc news's chief investigative correspondent brian ross brings us this "nightline investigates." >> reporter: game day at usc in los angeles. part of the huge college sports industry. with lucrative tv contracts, milli
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information, i would want to know that. as i said later, i'm not very educated in this field. >> reporter: do you think you might be now? >> you educated me. thank you. >> reporter: this seems to be a collective ignorance about the painkillers used in college football. the governing body, the ncaa, told us it does not regulate nor even keep track of the use of toridol and other painkillers on college athletes. >> if we keep track of what happens to horses in horseracing, don't we owe it to the athletes to keep track of what's going on in college sports? >> reporter: of the top 25 college football programs contacted by abc news, 16 of them refused to say whether they use toridol. only four including usc admitted they did. armen armistead says he is now fully recovered, and to prove that to nfl scouts, he played in the canadian football league where his team, toronto, won that country's version of the super bowl, and he was named to the all-star team as a rookie, all done without any toridol, a drug armistead says he would like now to see banned. >> if you can't play through the pain, maybe you
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